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Controlling bleeds during surgery
Client: ProFibrix

Awards: Red Dot Design Award 2017

Controlling bleeds during surgery

Developing an innovative surgical device for precise drug delivery
Dutch biotech start-up ProFibrix came to Team Consulting with a vial of powder that helps control bleeding during surgery, however they needed a way to deliver it safely and efficiently. We helped them develop a highly intuitive surgical device that delivers the fine, sticky powder with precision.

Following extensive research with leading surgeons and usability testing, this ground-breaking surgical device received regulatory approval in Europe and the US. As a result, the start-up was fully acquired for $240M.

The device needed intuitive fingertip control, as well as a range of detachable nozzles to allow multiple vials to be used within a procedure.

Paul Greenhalgh, Director of Design

The project called for a flexible approach, as well as input from our broad network of experienced staff and suppliers, to meet the timelines required by this young start-up. It was an incredible milestone getting approval in both Europe and the US in 2015 and we're immensely proud of helping to develop what is now known as RaplixaSpray™.

Iain Ansell, Consulting Director

Designed and developed by Team Consulting for ProFibrix

We are an award-winning medical device consultancy, working with companies to design and develop medical devices. That’s all we do and we are proud of this focus.


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